Do You Have Cholera
What is Cholera
-Treatable by a medical professional
-Spreads through contaminated food or water
-Requires a medical diagnosis
-Lab tests or imaging always required
-Short term/resolves within days to weeks
How do you know you have it?
Some symptoms are diarrhea and dehydration. Rarely, shock and seizures may occur in severe cases, pain in the abdomen, nausea, severe diarrhea, vomiting, or watery diarrhea, dehydration, lethargy, or water electrolyte imbalance
Some treatments includes rehydration, IV fluids, and antibiotics, and or oral rehydration therapy. Some helpful doctors- Infectious disease doctor which treats infections, Gastroenterologist who focuses on the digestive system and its disorders. Travel medicine manages health concerns for international travelers.Pediatrician provides medical care for infants, children, and teenagers.